If you’re looking for a delightful way to incorporate veggies into your meals, Zucchini Patties are the answer. Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, these patties are a burst of flavors and textures. With a blend of grated zucchini, savory cheeses, and a hint of onion, these patties are not only delicious but also a fantastic way to make the most of zucchini season. Let’s dive into the simple yet scrumptious recipe.
Q1: Can I use other vegetables?
Absolutely! While zucchini takes the spotlight, you can experiment with grated carrots, sweet potatoes, or a mix of your favorite veggies.
Q2: Can I make these patties gluten-free?
Certainly! Substitute the all-purpose flour with your favorite gluten-free alternative for a gluten-free version of these patties.
Q3: Can I freeze the uncooked patties?
Yes, you can! Place the formed but uncooked patties on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze until solid. Once frozen, transfer them to a zip-top bag. When ready to cook, thaw and follow the cooking instructions.
Gather the following ingredients to create these delectable Zucchini Patties:
- 2 cups grated zucchini
- 2 eggs, beaten
- ¼ cup chopped onion
- ½ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
- ½ cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
- Salt to taste
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Step 1: Veggie Symphony
- In a medium bowl, combine the grated zucchini, beaten eggs, chopped onion, all-purpose flour, Parmesan cheese, shredded Mozzarella cheese, and salt. Stir the mixture well, ensuring all the ingredients are evenly distributed. The vibrant colors and fragrant aroma at this stage are a prelude to the deliciousness that’s about to unfold.
Step 2: Pan Perfection
- Heat a small amount of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. The sizzle of the oil signals the beginning of the cooking adventure.
Step 3: Patty Magic
- Drop heaping tablespoonfuls of the zucchini mixture onto the hot skillet, and then use a spatula to flatten them down into charming patty shapes. Cook the patties for a few minutes on each side until they achieve a beautiful golden hue. The sizzling sound and enticing aroma will be your guide – flip the patties when they reach that perfect crispiness.